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Re: [xml-dev] ten years later, time to repeat it?

Pete Cordell wrote:
> Original Message From: "Michael Kay"
>> Is there an accepted mapping of JSON to XML? And is there a SAX parser?
> I'm sure I read an article somewhere that suggested XML attributes in JSON
> would be prefixed with @, and a text node would have a name that was 
> illegal
> in XML, such as "$".  With that convention it's quite easy to have some 
> data and convert it to XML, e.g.:
> "foo" : { "@id" : "???", "$" : "yyy" }
> gives:
> <foo id="???">yyy</foo>

What happens when the map key contains a space, or is otherwise not a 
valid NCName?

> What seems to be more difficult is going the other way, i.e XML to JSON.
> After a bit of surfing some things called Badgerfish and mapping popped 
> up a
> few times.  However, it does get a bit messy, especially when handling
> namespaces.

Neither way is especially simple.


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